‘BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER’ ahead as fan survey on most anticipated 2022 blockbuster


‘BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER’ ahead as fan survey on most anticipated 2022 blockbuster

What blockbuster do you most anticipate seeing on the big screen in the coming year? Recently, we surveyed more than 6,000 moviegoers to find out what they are anticipating the most in 2022. They told us that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Spider Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part One), The Batman, Thor: Love and Thunder and Jurassic World: Dominion are their top five most anticipated big-screen blockbusters.

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FANDANGO also asked moviegoers about their experiences in the movie theater:

  • 94% want to go to the theater more often in 2022 than they did in 2021
  • 89% were gratified to see new movie releases on the big screen this year.
  • 88% are excited by the 2022 line-up of theatrical releases.
  • 86% picked Action/Adventure as one of their favorite genres.
  • 80% hope to see five or more movies on the big screen in 2022.
  • 70% plan to attend in premium large-screen formats whenever possible.

All survey respondents attended at least one movie in the last year and were surveyed during the first three weeks of December.

Top Ten Most Anticipated Blockbusters:

1. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
2. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part One)
3. The Batman
4. Thor: Love and Thunder
5. Jurassic World: Dominion
6. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
7. Avatar 2
8. Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom
9. Top Gun: Maverick
10. Mission: Impossible 7

“Audiences are looking for unforgettable experiences at the theater and 2022 promises to deliver a bounty of exciting new movies that you must see on the big screen,” says Fandango Managing Editor Erik Davis. “From some of the biggest returning characters like Spider-Man, Batman, Catwoman and Doctor Strange, to memorable franchises like Black Panther, Top Gun, Mission: Impossible and Jurassic World, the new year is packed with thrills, chills and adventure around every corner.”


Check out all the results from the Fandango 2022 Movie Survey below:


2022’s Most Anticipated Action/Adventure Movies (non-superhero)

1. Jurassic World: Dominion
2. Avatar 2
3. Top Gun: Maverick
4. Mission: Impossible 7
5. Uncharted


2022’s Most Anticipated Animated/Family Movies

1. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part One)
2. Pixar’s Lightyear
3. Minions: The Rise of Gru
4. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
5. Sonic the Hedgehog 2


2022’s Most Anticipated Horror Movies

1. Halloween Ends
2. Scream
3. Jordan Peele’s Nope
4. Orphan: First Kill
5. The Black Phone


2022’s Most Anticipated Returning Performances

1. Chris Hemsworth, Thor: Love and Thunder
2. Benedict Cumberbatch, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
3. Natalie Portman, Thor: Love and Thunder
4. Zoe Saldana, Avatar 2
5. Elizabeth Olsen, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
2022’s Most Anticipated New Performances

1. Robert Pattinson, The Batman
2. Dwayne Johnson, Black Adam
3. Christian Bale, Thor: Love and Thunder
4. Issa Rae, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part One)
5. Zoë Kravitz, The Batman

source: FANDANGO